Reading Blogs on TV

From today’s, comes a funny report about the merging of the old and the new. You can go to this link and watch the clip on the TV show.

“The Daily Show ran an entertaining segment last week on how TV broadcasts are increasing reading from blogs on air.

John Stewart: “By reading the blogs on TV, the 24-hour-news networks have combined the visual pizzaze of a text file with the deep insight of a 90-second cable segment….

“A good blog can be a valuable news resource, but it doesn’t really make for good television. Why the rush by networks to put them on the air?”

Rob Corddry: “Terror. Pure undiluted fear of their own extinction. The lumbering TV dinosaurs have spotted a free mammal called blog running around, and in this jungle, it’s evolve — or die.”